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Countryside Officer

  • Employer: Epping Forest District Council
  • Reference: 2000BVQ
  • Published: Mon 30/05/2022, 16:14 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/07/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,608 - £29,486
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Epping, Essex, Essex

An opportunity has arisen within the Council’s Countrycare Service for a suitably experienced and qualified individual to join the team as a Countryside Officer. 

A full clean driving licence is required.

You would be responsible for supporting the Countrycare Team, which includes:

  • the delivery of countryside management projects on Local Nature Reserves, Local Wildlife Sites and other sites of habitat value in the District with the objective of increasing biodiversity for wildlife and access for people
  • ecological surveying to inform management plans and habitat management
  • supporting the recruitment, training, organization and supervision (including health and safety) of volunteers in practical tasks
  • interpreting the countryside and awareness-raising through events, guided walks, working with schools and community organisations and Tree Warden
  • representing the Council at internal, external and partnership meetings where appropriate
  • securing grant funding on a project by project basis as appropriate to achieve the Service’s aims
  • the maintenance of records, risk assessments, procurement, publicity and social media
  • assisting in the resolution of complaints and responding to enquiries from internal and external bodies
  • being responsible for the health and safety of yourself and others including maintenance and use of power tools, vehicles, transportation of goods and personnel both in the workshop, yard and on sites.

Epping Forest District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

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How to Apply

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Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Epping Forest District Council
  • Reference: 2000BVQ
  • Published: Mon 30/05/2022, 16:14 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/07/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,608 - £29,486
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Epping, Essex, Essex

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